A woman in her 50′s was robbed at gunpoint in South Seattle this morning. At approximately 10:46 a.m. officers responded to South Columbian Way and 24th Place South for the report of an armed robbery of a female pedestrian. Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim, a woman in her 50′s, was confronted by four male teenagers. One of the suspects pointed a black handgun at the victim and one of them took her purse. The suspects fled down an alley and then split up running off in different directions. The victim was not injured during the incident.
Officers arrived within minutes of the call and conducted an area search for the suspects however, they remain at large.
The suspects are described as black males in their late teens to early 20′s, three of which wore all black and one who wore black pants and a black and white checkered top. The suspect with the black and white checkered top brandished the handgun.
Anyone with information about this incident or who may know the identities or whereabouts of any of the suspects is asked to call 911 or Seattle Police and refer to this incident. Anonymous tips are welcome.
This remains an active and on-going investigation.